British Columbia

Landmark deal protects huge swath of central B.C. coast from logging

By The Canadian Press
February 1, 2016 - 10:21am Updated: February 1, 2016 - 2:12pm

VANCOUVER — A jewel in the crown of British Columbia’s magnificent landscape — the Great Bear Rainforest — has been largely protected from logging in a landmark agreement between First Nations, forest companies, environmental groups and the government, Premier Christy Clark said Monday.

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Man found dead in Vancouver apartment first murder of 2016: police

By The Canadian Press
January 31, 2016 - 12:23pm

VANCOUVER — Vancouver Police are investigating the city’s first homicide of 2016.

Const. Brian Montague says in a release a body was discovered in an apartment Saturday night (on Granville Street near Broadway).

Police from the Major Crime Section are looking for evidence.